In 2011, Evan Smith left a career in which he had to make difficult, uneasy decisions. "As a Medicaid gatekeeper, I kind of held a…
October 5, 2015, 5:12 PM
NEW YORK — General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced at a plant in Lodi, Calif., saying the cereal is labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat.
October 5, 2015, 4:58 PM
NEW YORK -- Stocks rallied in the U.S. and overseas Monday after last week's gloomy jobs report led investors to expect that the Federal Reserve will wait longer before making its first interest rate increase since 2008.
October 5, 2015, 4:56 PM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A liquefied natural gas terminal proposed for Oregon that would give producers in the Piceance Basin an outlet to reach customers on the Pacific Rim is one step closer to approval.
October 5, 2015, 4:44 PM
ONTARIO, Ore. — Onions are fetching nearly twice as much as they did last year, but size and yield are expected to be down thanks to a severe heat wave during the growing season.
October 4, 2015, 5:02 PM
PLANO, Texas — J.C. Penney Co. reached a deal with about 12,000 retirees and beneficiaries to accept a lump-sum payment and settle pension obligations, helping reduce the amount that the department-store chain will have to pay by as much as 35 percent.
October 4, 2015, 4:59 PM
SEATTLE — If Amazon Prime Now, Peach, BiteSquad and the many other food delivery services operating across the city aren't quite satisfying people's latest food craving, they're in luck. Uber is launching Uber Eats, a lunch delivery service, in several Seattle neighborhoods Wednesday.
October 4, 2015, 6:01 AM
My wife and I spent last weekend in a fabulous country home in Parkdale, Ore., in the upper reaches of the fruit-filled Hood River Valley. We woke to spectacular views of Mount Hood's north slope and signed off our two evenings there, under a full moon that lit the silent valley and the wooded hillside that defined its boundary. We were in another world but less than two hours from home.
September 6, 2015, 6:01 AM
Lots of people want to keep their name out of The Columbian, or any other newspaper, for that matter. Think criminals, drunk drivers, leaders of failing businesses as examples.
August 15, 2015, 5:00 PM
The band members walked onto the stage at the Clark County Fair's grandstand without fanfare, introducing themselves as the Guess Who. Frontman Derek Sharp, born the year that the Canadian rock band recorded its first hit 50 years ago, joked about the gray-haired crowd in the grandstand. Then it was on to a 90-minute run of old hits including "American Woman" and "No Time" that had us old-timers on our feet, singing along to the still-familiar tunes. This was a band from my high school days of playing LPs in my bedroom. As if we weren't all feeling plenty old, bassist Jim Kale told the crowd that he'd been performing for 53 years.
August 1, 2015, 5:00 PM
The problems of stagnant worker pay and rising global wealth inequality often seem insurmountable — too big to get your brain wrapped around them, too thorny and plutocratically entrenched to uproot with good policy prescriptions.
October 4, 2015, 6:00 AM
I know, I know, this is how rumors get started. So before we go any further, let's make one thing clear -- there is no movement afoot to have Clark County secede from the State of Washington. At least as far as I know.
September 27, 2015, 6:00 AM
Their little house in the Hough neighborhood was once perfect for Melissa Boles and Audrey Miller.
September 24, 2015, 4:31 PM
Memo to downtown Vancouver business owners: If you want to attract customers, you've got to give off your best look — both digitally and physically.
September 23, 2015, 12:10 PM
Clark County's newest Wal-Mart, a 24-hour Supercenter at 14505 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. in Orchards, opened Wednesday with the national anthem, speeches by company and public officials, and a crowd of eager shoppers waiting for their time to spend.
September 14, 2015, 4:27 PM
The Southwest Washington real estate market showed some cooling in August, with declines from July in closed sales and new listings, and only a slight increase in pending sales.